Neighbourhood, location and benefits
The Sablon district is a chic neighbourhood, located next to the centre of Brussels. You can stroll and go shopping in the most prestigious shops, such as, among others, Christian Louboutin. But it’s not just the luxury that makes Sablon famous. Famous chocolatiers, pastry chefs and confectioners are established in the area, such as the chocolatier Pierre Marcolini, the Wittamer pastry shop and the Dandoy biscuit factory. The nearby Louise/Toison d’Or neighbourhood is also full of luxury shops and various boutiques.
There are many activities to do in the area, such as visiting the Magritte Museum, the Jewish Museum of Belgium, the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, or the Royal Museums of Art and History. The theatres in the city centre are nearby and offer a variety of shows. Do you want to go for a stroll surrounded by nature? Brussels Park is only a 10-minute walk away.
Means of transport are quite present in the vicinity, such as the Brussels-Central railway station, as well as 3 metro stations (Porte de Namur, Anneessens and Louise), and not to mention the bus lines.
Lastly, restaurants are not lacking, whether it is around the Sablon district or in the city centre. The finest tables, such as “Chez Léon”, “L’Écailler du Palais Royal” “Les Petits Oignons”, “Chez Richard”, or “Todt’s Café” will delight you!